The English Patient
Michael Ondaatje’s brilliant historical fiction has been translated into 40 languages and turned into an Oscar-winning film. Discover more about the book that won the Golden Man Booker in 2018.
Michael Ondaatje is the author of seven novels, a memoir, a non-fiction book on film and several books of poetry.
The English Patient won the Booker Prize in 1992 and the Golden Booker in 2018; Anil’s Ghost won the Irish Times International Fiction Prize, the Giller Prize, and the Prix Médicis. Ondaatje was also shortlisted, for his entire body of work, for The Man Booker International Prize 2007. Born in Sri Lanka, Michael Ondaatje now lives in Toronto.